The aspect of automatic cropping is quite unusual because we usually do the manual cropping in most of the video editing tools available for Mac. And, this is why the subject is so worthy of discussion. Cropping your videos in square aspect ratio so that they can easily fit various social media handles can give you enormous benefits of standing out better in the competition. And, it is more of a necessity to implement effective brand marketing strategies on social media. One of the remarkable benefits of square video is related to their space usage on the screen. The square videos are comparatively space-consuming than horizontal videos to let your audience see only your content over the screen.
However, the main problem arises when you’ve to crop a single video content for different social media platforms. Here, you need auto crop features to save lots of time in hectic editing.
So, let’s check out our tool that quickly implements auto-cropping concerning different aspect ratios of videos.
Part 1: Use Wondershare Filmora to Auto Crop Videos to Square on Mac
There’s no need to introduce with all-time favorite Wondershare Filmora as modern-day video editors are pretty familiar with this software. However, for Mac users, there’s exciting news about the recent update of Wondershare Filmora for macOS version 10.2.
Here’s what is new!
Direct Access to the Photos library
Supports HEVC video format in Instant Cutter
New stunning Split Screen templates
Auto Reframe for different aspect ratios
So, go check out your Wondershare Filmora for Mac version now and make sure to install their latest updates.
You’re required to use its auto reframe feature to auto-crop videos to square for social media on Mac. This function will instantly detect any moving object into the video to immediately crop as per different aspect ratios. Thus, you can now consider fast, automatic cropping for various social media handles such as Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, etc., with a click of a button.
Given below is an easy step-by-step guide on how auto-crop looks like in Wondershare Filmora for Mac.
Steps for Automatic Cropping on Wondershare Filmora for Mac
Long-Form Video Ad Full Portrait (9:16); Landscape (16:9)
Standard Video Landscape (16:9)
Video Ad Landscape (16:9)
Display Ad Landscape (16:9)
Shared Video 1:2.4; 2.4:1
Video Ad Square (1:1); Landscape (16:9); Full Portrait (9:16)
Shared Video Square (1:1); 2:3; Vertical (4:5); Full Portrait (9:16)
Promoted Video Square (1:1); 2:3; Vertical (4:5); Full Portrait (9:16)
So, this was a complete guide on aspect ratios of respective video specs on different social handles. Luckily, 97% of these aspect ratios apply to the new feature of Wondershare Filmora for Mac.
Thus, we discussed our full tutorial on auto crop videos to Square for different social media channels, and now it's time to look into its quick overview. Automatic cropping is quite an unusual feature that should be appreciated if made available by any video editing programs. The feature is super beneficial in itself as it helps you save lots of time editing videos for different social media channels. You can consider using the newly launched feature auto-reframe within Wondershare Filmora for Mac if you're looking for instant automatic cropping. We've already mentioned an easy guide for the same above.
Liza Brown is a writer and a lover of all things video.